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Spirits is a broad term that encompasses alcoholic beverages which have been distilled in addition to fermentation. The most popular ones include Whisky, Vodka, Rum, Gin, Brandy and Tequila among many others.
There is some dubiety over the official differences between a liqueur and a spirit however it is generally accepted that liqueurs are products that have had flavourings and sugar added to them whereas spirits have not.
Rum - 70cl / 40%
This reddish amber rum is stately and elegant, semi-sweet. Try it neat, on-the-rocks or with a splash of water or soda. Rated 90-95 and highly recommended by Wine Enthusiast in 2004, the winner of 13 International Awards. Palate Stately and semisweet; nougat, almond butter, molasses and sherry abo…
Gin - 70cl / 43%
Kirsty’s Gin is distilled using the carefully selected local botanicals chosen by Arbikie's Master Distiller, Kirsty Black. The kelp, carline thistle & blaeberry embody the elements of ocean, rock & land that surround the east coast, Angus farmlands where the distillery is located. As fourth gene…
Grape Brandy - 70cl / 38%
The German brandy that enjoys a cult following across the English Channel in Britain. Matured for about two years in Limousin oak, it offers a mellow taste with notes of plum and wine.
Fruit Liqueurs - 70cl / 38%
A blend of 10 year old Cognac with mandarins that dates back to the 1800's and with roots stemming to Napoléon Bonaparte. The liqueur was custom made for the Emperor and it was not made available to the public until 1892, long after his death. It excels in various cocktails, my favourite being; …
Fruit Liqueurs - 70cl / 31%
Licor 43 is a Spanish liqueur created by the careful selection of 43 ingredients that marry together to provide you with a golden taste of Spain in a glass. The origins of the drink stretch back over 2000 years to Roman Cartagena. Fast forward to preset day, the secret recipe was reinvented around…
Absinthe - 70cl / 68%
La Fée Absinthe Parisienne is a traditional, French absinthe and the first to be produced since the 1915 ban. It is based on an original 19th century recipe, in association with the French Absinthe Museum. They recommend that you mix with 4-6 parts iced water, over sugar on an Absinthe spoon. Try…
VSOP - 70cl / 40%
Clés des Ducs is a balanced eau-de-vie with fruity, floral aromas and notes of oak wood and vanilla, characteristic of its ageing in oak barrels.
Vodka - 70cl / 40%
Brought out to celebrate Crystal Head's role as the official vodka of the Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Celebrations. Included in the Stones themed packaging are two CD's of their most famous songs as well as a decanter stopper emblazoned with the Big Licks logo. The perfect gift for a classic ro…